Qemu upgrade via RHSA-2016-1756 on OSP7/8 breaks migration of instances with "Virtqueue size exceeded" error

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After upgrading to qemu-kvm-rhev-2.3.0-31.el7_2.21.x86_64 instances after live migration are crashing with error: qemu-kvm: Virtqueue size exceeded: this package is shipped via RHSA-2016-1756 to fix CVE-2016-5403.
  • Instances migrated with nova live-migration --block-migrate end in status STOPPED on target compute.
  • Live migrating instances with block-migrate end in Stopped state on target node.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 7 Kilo
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8 Liberty
  • qemu-kvm-rhev-2.3.0-31.el7_2.21.x86_64
  • qemu-img-rhev-2.3.0-31.el7_2.21.x86_64

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